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NCJ Number: 128378 Find in a Library
Title: Model Curriculum for Substance Abuse Education in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Training Programs
Journal: Journal of American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry  Volume:29  Issue:5  Dated:(September 1990)  Pages:817-820
Author(s): J A Halikas
Date Published: 1990
Page Count: 4
Type: Curriculum
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This paper presents components of a substance abuse education module which can be incorporated into existing child psychiatry training programs. It also summarizes issues relevant to this new educational program.
Abstract: The three components can be incorporated sequentially or simultaneously into an existing curriculum. The first is a seminar series with readings consisting of 6-12 sessions on basic information and description on child and adolescent substance abuse and its diagnosis, treatment, and after care. The second component consists of a block rotation on an adolescent chemical dependency inpatient service, whereas the third component provides tutorial and modeling experiences from ongoing participation ina functioning substance abuse treatment service. Relevant issues include finding time for substance abuse education in the current curriculum, content of curriculum, and funding support. 3 tables and 17 references (Author abstract modified)
Main Term(s): Drug treatment programs
Index Term(s): Juvenile drug abusers; Juvenile drug treatment; Psychiatric services
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